Sports injuries can be painful and cause serious damage to the bone, muscle, ligaments, and tissue in some cases. It is important to receive specialized sports medicine and surgery in order to recover from the condition successfully. Thomas & Bigler Knee & Shoulder Institute is a premier practice providing cutting edge treatments for sports injuries.
Led by board certified orthopedic surgeons Dr. Steven Thomas and Dr. Gregory Bigler, the practice offers state of the art orthopedic care, including specialized treatments for sports injuries. The practice is equipped with innovative and advanced technology to diagnose and treat various orthopedic conditions. Dr. Thomas and Dr. Biger provide sports medicine to patients in Las Vegas, Nevada, and surrounding communities.
The Knee & Shoulder Institute prides itself in offering customized surgical and non-surgical solutions for sports injuries and other conditions. Dr. Thomas and Dr. Bigler will evaluate the patient’s injury along with their unique anatomy in order to create a customized treatment plan. Their goal is to maximize benefit through targeted, minimally invasive surgery and sustainable, healthy, and permanent results.
The practice integrates clinical orthopedics, physical therapy, outpatient arthroscopy and surgery center, and radiology and lab services to ensure comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for every patient. The procedures are tailored to suit the individual needs of a patient, which leads to the highest patient satisfaction levels in most cases. The practice receives patients from Las Vegas, Nevada, and nearby areas.
Expertise in Sports Medicine
Dr. Thomas does offer general orthopedic treatments, but his emphasis is on sports injuries and arthroscopic treatment of issues related to the knee and shoulder. While Dr. Thomas is a board certified orthopedic surgeon, he additionally holds a Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopedic Sports Medicine.
He has performed more than 30,000 surgeries till date. He personally performs all his procedures, and will not let fellows, residents, or trainee surgeons perform any of his surgeries. Patients seeking treatment for complex or severe sports injuries can expect to achieve optimal outcomes with surgery from Dr. Thomas.
Dr. Bigler is also a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with fellowship training in sports medicine and arthroscopy. He has been practicing in Las Vegas for 25 years. Following his orthopedic training, Dr. Bigler chose sports medicine as his area of sub-specialty, and completed his sports medicine and arthroscopy fellowship at the prestigious Harvard Medical School at the Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Bigler’s expertise in sports medicine has led him to hold positions of team physician in the UNLV Athletic Department and with the CSN teams. He has served on the San Diego Padres physician staff, and is currently an assistant clinical professor a the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He has also served as the Nevada delegate for the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine.
The Knee & Shoulder Institute provides arthroscopic surgery for sports injuries related to the knee, shoulder, elbow, ankle and other areas. Arthroscopy is an advanced technique involving small incisions and the use of a micro camera to perform procedures more accurately in a less invasive ma
If you would like to schedule an appointment or learn more about the Knee and Shoulder Institute procedures & treatments performed by Las Vegas, Nevada board certified surgeons Steven C. Thomas, MD and Gregory T. Bigler, MD. call (702) 933-9393; Physical Therapy (702) 933-9394